0 votes
in Revision by

What are the factors which encourage the emergence of slums in urban areas?

1 Answer

0 votes
by (44.9k points)

Factors which encourage the emergence of slums in urban areas are;

  • Increase Rural-Urban migration leading to inadequate housing
  • Poor house planning in many urban centers in Kenya.
  • Colonialism and segregation that lead to some sections of urban centers not having basic amenities
  • Poor infrastructure, social exclusion and economic stagnation
  • Informal economy in low income areas
  • Poverty among the residents
  • Political resources especially politicians fight to maintain status quo
  • Short sighted economic rent seekers

Related questions

0 votes
1 answer
0 votes
2 answers
0 votes
1 answer
0 votes
1 answer
asked Mar 10, 2021 in Revision by anonymous
Register, ask, and answer questions to earn more points and privileges. Some features are disabled for users with few points.
Welcome to Kenyayote Q&A, the largest community site in Kenya where you can ask any question and receive answers from Kenyayote staff and other members of the community.

Before you ask, search the website to make sure your question has not been answered.

If you are ready to ask, provide a title about your question and a detailed description of your problem.

Register to join Kenyayote Ask Community.